theme: Least Developed Countries Category
Least Developed Countries Category
19 November 2015
The Committee for Development Policy (CDP) launched today the second edition of the Handbook on the Least Developed Country Category: Inclusion, Graduation and Special Support Measures at a briefing in New York. The Handbook contains a detailed description of the procedures and methodologies used by the CDP in the identification of least developed countries (LDCs), as well as an overview of the international support measures associated with the LDC category. As a supplement to the Handbook, the LDC 2015 Country Snapshots was also presented at the briefing. The Country Snapshots is a compilation of one-page profiles for each of the 48 countries classified as LDCs in 2015 and illustrates the gaps in progress towards the LDC graduation thresholds for each country.
17 October 2012
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- LDCs at a Glance
- LDC Data
- International Support Measures
- Criteria for Identification of LDCs
- Inclusion into the LDC Category
- Graduation from the LDC Category
- Graduation Preparation & Smooth Transition
- LDC Resources
- Contacts and Useful Links